Mizoram meeting

1. Mizoram CM Lalduhoma convened an urgent meeting with Home Minister K Sapdanga’n Zokhawthar and state officials.
2. Authorities are closely monitoring the situation in response to Cyclone Remal’s devastation.
3. CM Lalduhoma emphasizes assessing casualties and damage caused by the cyclone.

Aizawl, May 28: Mizoram Chief Minister Lalduhoma called an urgent meeting with Home Minister K Sapdanga’n Zokhawthar, the DC, and state officials in response to the devastation caused by Cyclone Remal.

CM Lalduhoma stated that authorities are closely monitoring the situation, assessing the casualties and damage.

“We have convened a meeting regarding the situation. The whole incident is being monitored. As of now, we have reported 14 deaths,” he said.

Additionally, a ward room will be established to facilitate relief efforts.

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The tragedy unfolded with a major quarry collapse in Aizawl‘s Melthum and Hlimen border, claiming the lives of fourteen individuals, following Cyclone Remal’s onslaught on May 28 around 6 am.

A child was rescued from the site and rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. Search operations are ongoing for other trapped workers, predominantly non-tribals.

In another distressing incident, numerous individuals were feared trapped after a massive landslide occurred at ITI and Salem localities bordering Mizoram on the same day, triggered by Cyclone Remal’s landfall.

Search and rescue operations are underway to locate and retrieve trapped individuals and bodies buried under the debris.